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A statue of Elvis Presley outside the Elvis Presley Birthplace in Tupelo, Mississippi
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Elvis Presley was born in Tupelo on January 8, 1935.

The Chickasaw Heritage Mural in Tupelo, Mississippi depicts tribal leaders leaders Chief Piominko and Chief Tishominko
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Tupelo is the homeland of the Chickasaw people, known as the “unconquerable” tribal nation because of their historic military prowess.

Fall foliage along the Natchez Trace Parkway near Tupelo, Mississippi
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The Natchez Trace Parkway is a haven for biodiversity: Crossing four ecosystems and eight major watersheds, this scenic area is home to nearly 1,500 species of plants, 33 mammal species, 134 bird species and 70 species of reptiles and amphibians.